What Does an Octane Rating Indicate?

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An octane rating is something you notice at the gas pump. But what does it mean? Simply put, the octane rating shows how difficult it is for said gas to ignite from temperature and pressure. The higher the octane rating, the more challenging it is for it to ignite. Indeed, … Read more

Fuel Types and Your Car

Have you been to a service station lately? Unless you are part of the small cohort of electric vehicle devotees, then you are making regular visits to the fuel pump and shelling out a lot of cash in the process. While visiting the pump, you will find several grades of … Read more

Turbocharged Engines & Premium Fuel

Many of today‚Äôs automotive engines are complex, as they incorporate sophisticated technologies such as direct injection and turbochargers to squeeze more power and deliver better fuel efficiency from a smaller engine. Your engine may “prefer” premium fuel in order to run efficiently, but in some cases, premium fuel may be … Read more